Postman COVID-19 API Resource Center

Isolated COVID-19 virus in space. Illustration.

During the present novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, those on the front lines—including health care professionals, researchers, and government experts—need quick, easy access to real-time critical data. This type of information exchange is what APIs do best, and as an API-first company, Postman is committed to providing whatever assistance we can in this area.

API Collections to Help in the COVID-19 Fight

World Health Organization (WHO)
Twitter and YouTube API feeds for WHO, and their RSS feeds
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Twitter and YouTube API feeds for CDC, and their RSS feeds for pulling information
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
Twitter and YouTube API feeds for ECDC, and their RSS feeds for pulling information
The COVID Tracking Project
The COVID Tracking Project collects information from 50 US states, the District of Columbia, and 5 other US territories to provide the most comprehensive testing data we can collect for the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2.
Coronavirus COVID19 API (
An API for current cases and more information about COVID-19
An API for current cases and more information about COVID-19
An API for current cases and more information about COVID-19
The COVID-19 API provides information related with the case of pneumonia associated with the COVID-19 coronavirus
Coronavirus Data API (
Provides global stats, country stats, full timeline, and country timeline for the coronavirus
Health API - COVID-19 (
Global Coronavirus statistics by country and state.
Coronavirus Smartable (
The coronavirus stats and news API offers latest and historic COVID-19 stats and news information per country or state
New South Wales Coronavirus Cases
New South Wales Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases
COVID-19 Finnhub API
Get real-time updates on the number of COVID-19 (Corona virus) cases in the US with a state-by-state breakdown. Data is sourced from CDC and reputable sources.
COVID-19 Elsevier Research API
A research dataset search engine API (indexing datasets from 60+ scientific data repositories worldwide).
A volunteer-driven API for COVID-19 stats & patient tracing in India (Unofficial).
Covid India API
REST API to track Coronavirus cases in India on state level.
COVID-19 Statistics API
Based on public data by Johns Hopkins CSSE
COVID19 -India- API(By Adhikansh Mittal)
The data is used from the official website of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of India.[official website]
Chile Corona API
API to obtain data about coronavirus infections (COVID-19) in Chile.
COVID19 India Data API
COVID19India API provides you with the details of the Country Cases and the State Cases as per the data updated in the MyGOV website.
Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 API
This is an API for the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statistics. Source of data for this API is Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering (JHU CSSE) Github Repository.
COVID-19 India Cases API
COVID-19 India cases - statewise (source - Ministry Of Health and Family Welfare, India).
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak API for Developers
Provides confirmed cases by country and region, province and state, from CDC, ECDC, WHO, Wikipedia and NOVELCovid.
Librairy API
An open web service to identify drugs mentioned in a text and classify them according to the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC) classification system and the Concept Unique Identifiers (CUI) described in the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS).
COVID-19 Nigeria API
Based on public data from Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
UK Coronavirus Data API
A live COVID-19 data scraper API provide function with history, and confirmed cases geolocation.
COVID-19 Japan Web API
Web API to get COVID-19(coronavirus) information of each prefecture in Japan.
COVID-19 testing locations in Australia
A single collection with a request for a list of coronavirus testing locations in Australia.
US Energy Information Administration
EIA API accesses open data for energy sources and consumption in the US. API
News, Twitter, county, and statistics for COVID-19 aroundn the world.
COVID-19 India Tracker
This API gives you the latest COVID-19 State wise and District wise data in India. This API is very simple to use and create awesome Portal.
Infection Alert System
Provides a personal risk score and international and multi-level suspicious contact tracking without sending any personal data to the servers.
COVID-19 API with Machine Learning Prediction
The COVID-19 statistics collected from multiple sources and provided as an easy to use API. The data is then processed by Machine Learning algorithms to build disease spread prediction that is updated daily based on the recent data.
Coronavirus (COVID19) Tracker
This Free API tracks actual Coronavirus (COVID-19) information about tested and infected people in multiple countries.
Access data on COVID19 through an easy API for free. Build dashboards, mobile apps or integrate in to other applications. Data is sourced from Johns Hopkins CSSE.
COVID-19 Rich Data Services
Given the critical need for timely access to high quality data around COVID-19, MTNA is making our Rich Data Service platform publicly and freely available for the publication of primary and contextual COVID-19 related data, to support researchers, data analysts, developers, and public users.
COVID-19 Global Tracker
This free API exposes all available regional data housed on Wikipedia. This collections serves data for these use-cases: Realtime global counts; total cases, recovered & deceased, Realtime counts across countries; total cases, recovered & deceased, Weekly (historical) data counts; total cases, recovered & deceased, Drill-down of regional data for a country by states, provinces, other.
Canadian COVID-19 API
This is the API service for the COVID-19 Tracker Canada project. The goal is to provide fast access to the dataset maintained by the COVID-19 Tracker Canada team.
Coronatracker API is a community-based project powered by over 460 volunteers from across the globe, ranging from data scientists, medical professionals, UI/UX designers, fullstack developers, to the general public.
ECDC World Wide Cases
The downloadable data file is updated daily and contains the latest available public data on COVID-19. Public-use data files allows users to manipulate the data in a format appropriate for their analyses. Users of ECDC public-use data files must comply with data use restrictions to ensure that the information will be used solely for statistical analysis or reporting purposes.
CDC Cases & Deaths (ScrAPI)
Scraping the COVID-19 cases and deaths from the CDC home page, converting the data to JSON, and saving it within an environment
CDC Testing (ScrAPI)
Scraping the number of specimens tested for SARS CoV-2 by CDC labs and U.S. public health laboratories from the CDC website
US Digital Registry API
An API for pulling federal government agencies and social media accounts
News API
An aggregate news API for pulling news from across multiple news sources
COVID-19 Twitter Searches
Twitter API search, with a handful of the common search COVID-19 search terms.
Twitter Accounts for State Government in 50 US States
State government Twitter accounts for all 50 states in the United States
Twitter Accounts for State Governors in 50 US States
State governor Twitter accounts for all 50 states in the United States
Twitter Accounts for State Health Departments in 50 US States
State health department Twitter accounts for all 50 states in the United States
County Health Departments for All 50 US States
A single collection with a request for each of the 50 states, pulling a listing of name, website, address, phone, email, twitter, and facebook for all county health departments
Twitter Accounts for County Health Departments in all 50 US States
The Twitter accounts for over 300 county health departments across 50 US States
Department of Veteran Affairs (VA)
A Veteran-centered API platform for securely accessing Veteran Affairs data.

To submit an API to add to the list, please email us at
COVID-19@postman.comor submit an issue on Github.

Helping You Publish New COVID-Related APIs

In addition to the fast-growing list of existing APIs and API resources listed above, the Postman team is also working around the clock to create new API collections which will provide you with access to vital data sets that aren't presently served by any existing APIs, using the following blueprints for quickly deploying new APIs from existing data sets:

Google Sheets to API
Developing a Postman Collection that pulls data from a Google Sheet and then makes it available as an API, allowing the data to be seamlessly integrated into other websites and applications
Website scraping to API
Developing a Postman Collection that scrapes data from an existing website and then makes it available as an API for integration into other websites and applications
AWS Database to API
Deploying APIs from Aurora, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQL Server databases using Postman.
Azure Database to API
Deploying APIs from Cosmos DB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQL Server databases using Postman
Google Database to API
Deploying APIs from Cloud DataStore, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQL Server databases using Postman
Heroku Database to API
Deploying APIs from PostgreSQL databases using Postman

If you have a pandemic-related project you’d like deployed as an API, please email us at
COVID-19@postman.comor submit an issue on Github.

If you'd like additional help or guidance on using APIs to retrieve or expose critical data about the pandemic, the Postman developer relations team can provide consultations to get you going in the right direction. Contact us anytime at

COVID-19 Testing Locations (Example Project)

An example implementation showing how Google Sheets, Postman, and GitHub can be used to crowdsource public data.

For Nonprofits Working on the Pandemic

If you are a nonprofit organization working on COVID-related activities that involve APIs, Postman has created special discounts to help you further your work. Qualifying nonprofits (see eligibility guidelines below) will receive ten Postman Business Plan licenses for free, and a 75% discount for each additional license thereafter. (Note: There's also a free Postman plan which includes an impressive range of API lifecycle and collaboration capabilities that might be ideal for your project.Download the free app now.) If you're interested in applying for the discount program, fill out the form below and we'll get you started ASAP.

Eligibility Guidelines for Nonprofits

To be eligible for Postman’s COVID-related nonprofit discount program, a nonprofit and non-governmental organization in the United States must be qualified with tax-exempt status under 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Eligible organizations must also operate on a not-for-profit basis and have a mission to benefit the local community that could include, but is not limited to:

  • Providing relief to the poor
  • Advancing education
  • Improving social and community welfare
  • Preserving culture
  • Preserving or restoring the environment
  • Promoting human rights and humanitarianism
  • Social Services provider, e.g. Elder Care, Hospice, Mental Health Treatment, Community Health Services, Substance Abuse Treatment, Blood & Organ Transplant Banks, Developmental Services, Disability Services, Reproductive Health Services
  • Nonprofit sports body
  • Religious, charitable, scientific, or literary

Ineligible organization types

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  • Hospitals, organizations involved with health insurance or group health plans, and related organizations
  • Legislative and political activity organizations, or advocacy groups
  • Trade, business or professional organizations; fraternal beneficiary societies, orders, or associations; providers of other services or benefits to members or employees
  • Government instrumentalities or agencies
  • Foundations
  • Religious organizations without a secular community designation. To have a secular designation, an organization must provide services to people regardless of their religious beliefs and must not propagate a belief in a specific faith. It must also have a tax ID (EIN) separate from that of the church or religious organization.
  • US:Only 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) nonprofits are eligible. This means that organizations that are designated as nonprofit under IRS Subsections other than 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) are not eligible.

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